The Facts

Studies suggest that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 129 billion face masks and 65 billion gloves are being used worldwide every month¹

There has been an alarming increase in face masks and gloves that are being littered across the United States and the world

Every year, approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the world's oceans²

How long might it take for polluted PPE to decompose
in the nature?

Estimates are up to 450 years³

The time to properly dispose of PPE and other waste is now.

Before it's too late.